Multiplying Pounds and Ounces
How to multiply pounds and ounces
 Convert pounds and ounces to ounces by multiplying pounds by 16 and adding the number of ounces
 Perform the required multiplication to determine the number of ounces.
 Convert the ounces to pounds and ounces by dividing by 16.
 The quotient is the number of pounds and the remainder is the number of ounces.
Example: Multiply 5 pounds 6 ounces times 4
 Convert 5 pounds to ounces by multiplying 16 by 5:
16 * 5 = 80 ounces
 Add the number of extra ounces:
80 + 6 = 86 ounces
 Perform the required multiplication:
86 * 4 = 344 ounces
 Convert to pounds and ounces by dividing by 16:
344 ÷ 16 = 21 R 8
 The quotient (21) is the number of pounds and the remainder (8) is the number of ounces.
 Answer: 21 pounds 8 ounces

